We send people all throughout the world to spread the truth of the gospel to our neighbors and the nations.  We plan to send 1000 people on life-changing mission experiences over the next seven years. You can be one of them.

UPCOMING MISSION TRIPS

We are adding to our mission trip schedule on a regular basis. Check back here to stay up-to-date on all our exciting mission opportunities.

Cincinnati

Date: Feb. 24-Mar. 2, 2024
Focus: Revive City Church is growing and needs more room! This construction trip will center around turning their gym into a sanctuary.
Cost: $500

New York

Date: Mar. 9-16, 2024
Focus: 9th and 10th graders will be serving a church plant and doing service projects.
Cost: $1,300

Cuba

Date: Mar. 15-22, 2024
Focus: Help to build a church in Ranchuelo, Cuba. Construction experience is not required. We will also make home visits and share the Gospel.
Cost: $1,500

Colombia

Date: April 13-20, 2024
Focus: Work with Good News in Action to share the Gospel in parks, neighborhoods, marketplaces, and at Family & Pet Festivals.
Cost: $1,700

London

Date: May 24-June 1, 2024
Focus: Evangelism to college students at the University of Brunel in London.
Cost: $2,800

Macedonia

Date: July 12-23, 2024
Focus: Conversational English, share the Gospel at a large outreach, and participate in Bible studies with high school and college-age students in a camp setting.
Cost: $3,500

El Salvador

Date: July 13-20, 2024
Focus: Our team of 11th and 12th graders will be working with a Good News In Action church plant in El Salvador sharing the gospel in parks, schools, and at family outreach events.
Cost: $1,800

Kenya

Date: July 20-Aug. 3, 2024
Focus: You'll have the opportunity to serve alongside local pastors & translators sharing the gospel with the Kenyan people in rural areas and villages as well as discipleship. We will train you for this trip.
Cost: $4,500

Mexico City

Date: Aug. 3-10, 2024
Focus: Work with Good News in Action to share the Gospel in parks, neighborhoods, marketplaces, and at Family & Pet Festivals.
Cost: $1,900

New York

Date: Oct. 6-12, 2024
Focus:
Share Christ’s story with Jews and Gentiles alike with missionaries from the Chosen People Ministries as your guide.
Cost: $2,200

El Salvador

Date: Oct. 5-12, 2024
Focus: Work with Good News in Action to share the Gospel in parks, neighborhoods, marketplaces, and at Family & Pet Festivals.
Cost: $1,900

Cuba

Date: Oct. 25-Nov. 1, 2024
Focus: Evangelism in local communities.
Cost: $2,000

Honduras

Date: Nov. 2-9, 2024
Focus: Work with Good News in Action to share the Gospel in parks, neighborhoods, marketplaces, and at Family & Pet Festivals.
Cost: $1,900

Germany

Date: Nov. 22-Dec. 1, 2024
Focus: Evangelism, discipleship and church planting with various teams in western Germany.
Cost: $2,000

Wales

Date: Summer 2024
Focus: We need 2-3 people who can spend 4-6 weeks in Wales helping with a number of gospel projects while also working with one of the few growing Evangelical churches in the area.
Cost: TBD

Where the mission dollars go.

When you give to Bell Shoals, you support gospel work across the globe through these initiatives.

Lottie Moon

The Southern Baptist Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goes directly to international missionaries across the globe through the work of the International Mission Board. Those who are supported receive 100 percent of the funds raised. Over 22,740 new churches have been started thanks to the generosity of those who gave.

Partnerships

Bell Shoals partners financially with seventeen faith-based missions organizations and missionaries who raise their own support. Through these ministries, you help meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of people in the greater Tampa area and beyond.

Scholarships

Not only does your giving assist ministries outside of our church, it also supports our own actively engaged members. We provide financial aid to those from Bell Shoals who are going on mission locally, nationally, and internationally. 

Annie Armstrong

The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering supports mission efforts right here in North America through the ministry of the North American Mission Board. One hundred percent of the gifts received are used to train, equip, and send out thousands of missionaries across the United States and Canada.

church plants

In addition to aiding church planting efforts through the North American Mission Board, Bell Shoals also directly supports one church plant through your giving.

Special Projects

Your giving throughout the year allows Bell Shoals to take on additional special projects such as Feeding the Frontlines, supporting teachers in five local schools, and blessing missionary families. We thank you for being a giving church that makes these opportunities possible.

Bell Shoals Church supports missionaries and church planters through the North American Mission Board and International Mission Board. This support comes through your generous giving to Bell Shoals including Lottie Moon, Annie Armstrong, and the Cooperative Program.

Mission Partners

LOCAL

FOREVER HOME FOUNDATION

Forever Home Foundation is a resource for faith-led families looking for guidance and financial assistance in their adoption process. They exist to bring Christ into the center of family growth, not only for faith-based families, but all families.

CHOICES CLINICS

Choices offers free and confidential services (pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, counseling, and referrals) to women who are pregnant and seeking an alternative to abortion.

HOPE FOR HER

Hope for Her offers a safe place where women experiencing crisis and trauma can find the strength, skills, and support they need to rebuild their lives.

LIGHTHOUSE MINISTRIES

Lighthouse Ministries assists low-income and at-risk families in West Central Florida through residential programs, feeding and sheltering the homeless, and outreach centers.

MANNA ON WHEELS

Manna on Wheels focuses on feeding the hungry and sharing the message of Jesus Christ. They partner with other ministries to provide hot meals for the homeless and food boxes for families in need.

COMMUNITY ISSUES COUNCIL

Terry works with local pastors and churches to develop and promote strategies in order to protect biblical values in today’s culture.

National

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

JC and Rachel Masick serve with YWAM and are stationed nationally in Boston, MA. YWAM is a group of ministries that covers every sphere of society, including ship-based medical care, performing arts teams, Bible training programs, business coaching, sports ministries, anti-trafficking work, and more all over the world.

WORKPLACE PARACLETES

Workplace Paracletes, offers spiritual support to individuals who have a desire to learn how to share their spiritual values in non-threatening ways. They also minister to prisoners and those suffering from addictions.

ONE MORE CHILD

One More Child’s mission is to provide Christ-centered services to vulnerable children and struggling families. Their vision is to bring hope to hurting children, to show that the love of Jesus changes lives, and to impact the life of One More Child.

International

GOOD NEWS IN ACTION

Good News in Action seeks to glorify God and expand his kingdom in Latin America through evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and leadership training. Their vision is to establish fifty churches by 2025.

MAVUNO MINISTRIES

Mavuno Ministries provides a loving and safe environment for the women and children of Tororo, Uganda, focusing on free education, weekly Bible studies, and life-skills training.

N. AFRICA CONNECTION

The mission of the North Africa Connection is to engage in evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and biblical education in restricted areas of North Africa. They utilize outreach projects such as medical/dental clinics, sports, backpacks/school supplies, business and educational events.

PIONEERS

Ron and Debbie focus on areas of evangelism and discipleship in Colombia. As they develop and train new believers, they mobilize them to share the gospel in their communities, their country, and abroad. They also provide food to the needy through their Open Hands Ministry.

SELAMTA FAMILY PROJECT

The Selamta Family Project believes that every child deserves a family. They have been recreating and empowering families for over 15 years. Meeting basic needs is not enough. They focus on an individual’s wholeness wrapping them in education, health, psychosocial and spiritual support, so they can experience hope and healing.

THIRD WAVE OUTREACH

Third Wave Outreach is committed to reaching the 100 unreached ethnic groups in Brazil that have not yet heard the message of Christ. They do this by equipping and training volunteers to work alongside the indigenous communities.

CONNECT GLOBAL

Connect Global mentors churches and mobilizes missionaries to reach unreached people groups. They maintain these missionary partnerships through projects that aid in long-term strategy and vision.

ALPHA INTERNATIONAL

AIM’s mission is to empower local pastors and leaders with the resources they need to meet the physical and spiritual needs of their community – particularly in persecuted areas.

Church Planting

Revive City Church

Cincinnati, OH
Pastor Kirk Kirkland

The Kirklands moved to Cincinnati in December of 2012 to plant Revive City. Along with pastoring, Kirk ministers as a sports chaplain and church planting catalyst for the North American Mission Board. Pastor Kirk is passionate about church planting, multi-ethnic ministry, and discipleship in urban communities. Kirk and Karen have four children: Kerigan, Kolbie, Kingston, and Klaire.

Citywalk Church

Yuba City, CA
Pastor Chris Finchum

In January of 2019, Citywalk Church was launched. Their desire is to walk alongside others as they grow in their relationship with Jesus and serve their community with immeasurable love and ridiculous generosity. They desire to be welcoming to all people, no matter their background. They want to be a movement on mission in their city, to amplify the name of Jesus and to lead people to experience the love and grace he offers – not because they’re perfect, but because they have experienced this love and grace and have been deeply changed.